PET/CT (Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography) is a powerful imaging technique that combines both CT scan and PET scan using radioactive sugar (FDG – 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose) as the tracer.
It provides comprehensive information on the abnormal activity and function of cells (obtained by PET) as well as the precise location of these abnormalities in the body (obtained by CT).
This leads to more accurate assessment of your current medical condition especially cancer, brain disorder, heart disease and infective/ inflammatory disease.
New 4D PET-CT which respiratory gating technologies allow more accurate assessment of lung and liver lesions as well as better radiotherapy planning assessment.
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Nuclear Medicine Centre